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Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

Identifier: AC 0239
Abstract In 1887, when the Hatch Act provided federal funds, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created by the Board of Regents. From the beginning, there was an emphasis on experimental work and extension services. It expanded its services under the Adams Act in 1906, and in 1925 the Purnell Fund was established for the further endowment of the experiment stations. The collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the...
Dates: 1921-1966

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Cattlemen's Update Records

Identifier: AC 0545
Abstract Cattlemen's Update is an annual educational program offered by the University of Nevada for beef cattle producers. Major sponsors have included the University of Nevada, Reno College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Department of Agriculture, Nevada Cattlemen's Association, and the Nevada Small Business Development Center. The collection consists of brochures, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, public...
Dates: 1997-2003

Fred Dressler Records

Identifier: 98-31

Includes legal materials, correspondence, property records, account ledgers, minutes, bylaws, financial documents, reports and stock certificates for businesses owned or managed by Fred Dressler (1864; 1906-1949). Created by Fred Dressler who was active in many organizations.

Dates: 1864; 1906-1949; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1943

Economic Use and Administration of Range Resources of Northeastern Nevada

Identifier: 88-22
Abstract The Economic Use and Administration of Range Resources of Northeastern Nevada is part of a larger report, arranged into three chapters: Part VI. Financial aspects of ranch operation; Part VII. Variations of "cycles" in climatic and economic conditions; Part VIII. History of Forest Service policy and past and present administrative procedure on National Forest range lands in northeastern Nevada. The Sections were prepared largely by Marion Clawson, Cruz Venstrom and Clawson, and T. Dean...
Dates: 1939

Letter About the Humboldt Sink

Identifier: NC1321

Letter written by Q. R. Nistington regarding moving 590 head of cattle from Murphy's Station, Nevada through the Humboldt Sink to Ragtown, Nevada in November 1876.

Dates: November 13, 1876

Deeds to various property of Richard Kirman

Identifier: 97-47

Richard Kirman (d. 1897) was father of Nevada governor Richard Kirman and owner of large amounts of land and cattle in Nevada, centered in the Jack's Valley region and in Antelope Valley, California. Includes deeds and purchase agreements for extensive amounts of cattle and land by Kirman in Humboldt, Douglas, and White Pine counties, Nevada; and tax assessments on portions of Kirman's holdings. Material between 1875-1886.

Dates: 1875-1886

Livestock Statistical Reports

Identifier: AC 0524
Abstract The Nevada Cooperative Extension Service is one of the three branches of agricultural education and was founded in Nevada as a result of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, and is active in all counties in the state. Combined Report of Nevada Cattle Buying Statistics: July 1, 1934 - December 31, 1934. Cumulative report: Nevada Sheep Buying Statistics (September 22 to November 25, 1934. United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Adjustment Administration Emergency Drought Relief Program -...
Dates: 1934-1935

Edna B. Patterson Research Papers and Interviews

Identifier: 95-87

Edna Burke Patterson was a member of the State Central Republican Committee and the Nevada State Board of Education, on which she served as the first woman president.Research notes and articles about the history of northeastern Nevada: Elko, physicians, cattle and cattle ranching, women, Ruby Valley, Lamoille, Mountain City, Jarbidge, early settlers, and native Americans. Other authors include Lulu Bowman and Charles B. Russell (1915-1994).

Dates: 1915-1994

Sparks Family Papers

Identifier: 2015-24
Abstract John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles...
Dates: 1835-2011; Majority of material found within 1880-1910

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